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Synonyms for avert
əˈvɜrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off(verb)

    prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

    "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

    Synonyms:
    forfend, avoid, eliminate, ward off, distract, keep off, bend, suspend, obviate, invalidate, fend off, stave off, block, nullify, debar, exclude, head off, forefend, annul, quash, rid of, parry, bar, turn away, deflect, void

  2. avert, turn away(verb)

    turn away or aside

    "They averted their eyes when the King entered"

    Synonyms:
    deflect, head off, refuse, obviate, forfend, forefend, avoid, turn down, stave off, fend off, bend, turn away, debar, ward off, reject

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. avert(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    turn aside, turn away, turn off

  2. avert(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    prevent, divert, preclude, FOREFEND, ward off, keep off

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    avoid, prevent, avoiding, divert

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. AVERT

    Synonyms:
    Cardiology Atorvastatin VErsus Revascularization Treatments Cardiovascular surgery Artificial Valve Endocarditis Reduction Trial

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Translations for avert

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  • отклонявам, отблъсквам, отбивамBulgarian
  • odvrátitCzech
  • abwendenGerman
  • αποστρέφω, αποτρέπωGreek
  • apartar, evitarSpanish
  • snúa frá, beina frá, snúa sér undan, koma í veg fyrir, snúa undan, líta undan, afstýraIcelandic
  • evitareItalian
  • 방지하다, 돌리다Korean
  • kaupare, kaupapareMāori
  • отвраща́ть, отврати́ть, предотвраща́ть, предотврати́ть, отводи́ть, отвести́, отбива́ть, отби́ть, отража́ть, отрази́ть, пари́роватьRussian

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